Bridgestone Named Tructyre Supplier of the Year
Tructyre Fleet Management Ltd has named Bridgestone UK as ‘Supplier of the Year 2009’. The award was presented to Paul Emery, trade sales manager of the Southern Region by Glenn Sherwood, managing director of Tructyre Fleet Management Ltd.
Each year Tructyre Fleet Management carries out quarterly supplier analysis where measures are made against; quality of products, service delivery, competitiveness, sales support and back up, distribution and accuracy of administration. Bridgestone is said to have met all of the above criteria consistently throughout 2009.
In addition to meeting the set criteria the Tructyre Management Team acknowledged that Bridgestone had ‘raised their game’ in terms or competitiveness, service and business support in a difficult economic climate.
“Over the time, I always felt Paul worked hard to ensure our account is managed well and always very professional in his approach,” Glenn Sherwood commented, adding: “The success of any business is the quality of its people, and therefore the award was given to Paul Emery on behalf of Bridgestone”
Paul Emery said: “Tructyre has been a key partner for Bridgestone and our Truck Point network for a number of years and we are extremely pleased to have been awarded ‘Supplier of the Year’. This award recognises our relationship as playing a major part in Tructyre’s business. There are a number of similarities between Bridgestone and Tructyre and the way in which the respective businesses operate that means we work together to achieve our common goals. We very much look forward to continuing this into the future.”